Posted by Irina Tabakina
Rasimpasa Mah, Yavuzturk SOK NO32 D1
Kadikoy, Istanbul, IST, Turkey 34716
CEO/President: Hakki Sefa Basatli
The INNOVASUB mission is to develop, trade and distribute innovative underwater technologies that can serve the needs of commercial, recreational and sportive divers and dive organizations. Apart from distributing worldwide trusted products of partner brands; it produces a variety of products from software to hardware in order to match, guide and contribute to the formation of the needs of today’s divers. INNOVASUB awarded five R&D contracts by the government; one R&D contract by European Union EUREKA project, two CITEPH R&D project. The latest R&D project is sponsored by Technip and aims to use a Decompression Index to investigate the Saturation Diving Intervals.
The software engineering team in INNOVASUB produces a large variety of applications ranging from mobile solution to cloud applications. For instance, the real time decompression management software DepthMonitor is a product to be used with the INNOVASUB Divephone case rated to 500 ft.; The Frameanalyser software is a signal processing tool to detect post decompression bubbles from ultrasound recordings. The SSK (Supervisor SideKick) is a tool for diving supervisor to organize their dives and to maintain small and medium scale databases of equipment and divers. Its electronic hardware team has patents on converting the analog panels to digital and for monitoring breathing. Its electronic team can not only design but also manufacture small scale electronic prototypes in our antistatic Lab. The wholistic approach in design at INNOVASUB also incorporates Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineers that work with the company on part time or contract basis. The patented dive computer system of INNOVASUB in the market is running the Depth Monitor software that can be downloaded from App Store or from Google Play. The last patent pending device IWU, monitor the breathing pattern of the diver and provides alarms based on abnormal breathing patterns or respiratory arrest: IWU can also detect the regulator malfunction. The harness incorporated version of IWU (STP) detect, logs the position of the diver and in case of respiratory arrest provides emergency ascent together with the safe position of the body.
(As published in the July/Aug 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - http://www.marinetechnologynews.com/Magazine)